Prevention of hypothermia in the newborn

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Paradee Chaonarin
Tippaphan Deawprasert
Ponnipass Ariyaprana
Somrudee Keeratavanitsatian

Abstract

Body temperature control is essential to the baby's survival, especially premature babies, sick newborns, or normal newborns. On the other hand, hypothermia conditions are associated with infant mortality and morbidity rates. Also, it causes an increased mortality rate to 28 percent.  This article presents the concept of neonatal hypothermia, signs and symptoms, preventative measures and caring for newborns with hypothermia. This will lead to the effective neonatal care in the health service system according to the policy of Ministry of Public Health.

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Chaonarin ภ., Deawprasert ท. . ., Ariyaprana ป. . . ., & Keeratavanitsatian ส. (2021). Prevention of hypothermia in the newborn. Thai Journal of Nursing, 70(4), 52–59. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/TJN/article/view/250333
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